| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Maureen Royer leaves her 13-year-old dog, Rubie, at home while she works every day, but she doesn't worry that the dog walker won't show up.
Royer gets an email every time Rubie's dog walker arrives that tells her not only when the visit started, but...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
When she first saw him, cuts covered his beaten body, fear shimmered in his eyes.
Whoever owned the starving pit bull had abandoned him near the Coachella desert, possibly for months, before Annie Hart of the Bill Foundation drove from Los Angeles to...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Sam and Cat" is the hottest live-action series entry on Nickelodeon in the past few years, but the pressure of a 40-episode production schedule seems to be wearing on its teenage stars, Jenette McCurdy and Ariana Grande.
The series has gone on hiatus...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being.
I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
| May 13, 2014
I found the article on the poisoning death of a scientist's dog one of the most frightening things I have read in ages. ("Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?," May 10)
For decades, local, state and federal officials...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly.
“We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:38 PM
A 140-pound Great Dane in Portland, Ore., is making headlines after a veterinarian found 43 1/2 socks in the dog’s stomach during surgery.
The incident happened in February but only recently became public after the animal hospital where the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A dog owner charged with murder in the mauling death last year of a woman in northern Los Angeles County testified Wednesday that he had no idea his pit bulls were capable of such an act.
Alex Jackson, 31, told the Lancaster court that he had an...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The city of West Hollywood has spared no expense in a lavish makeover of its central park. First came a chic library and rooftop tennis courts, to the tune of $61 million. Just approved is an additional $86 million in amenities, including two rooftop...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Gordo, the small white dog who was struck by a fleeing van during a police pursuit on live TV and won the hearts of viewers, was recovering from surgery Thursday night.
In a statement, Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services in Culver...